Re: String to numbers

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg55360] Re: String to numbers*From*: Bill Rowe <readnewsciv at earthlink.net>*Date*: Sun, 20 Mar 2005 04:11:52 -0500 (EST)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

On 3/19/05 at 4:46 AM, jerb at saint-lukes.org (Erb, John) wrote: >I have data in file in the form of strings, formatted as: > ><2.54 3.11 2.89> ><3.58 5.24 5.66> .... more >How can I read this into mathematica, and convert the strings to >numbers, so I would have >{{2.54,3.11,2.89},{3.58,5.24,5.66},...{}} The following should do the trick ToExpression/@ReadList[filename, Word, RecordLists -> True, RecordSeparators -> {{"<"}, {">\n"}}] Note, this assumes none of the numbers are formatted as 2.5e-03 or 2.5E-03 While ToExpression will convert these to an expression, it will not be what you are expecting. -- To reply via email subtract one hundred and four